The post Brexit society

Umbrella Training are delighted to welcome you to our 3rd annual employer conference.  This years conference is focused on solutions for employers to help combat the skills gap in a post Brexit Society.  This years key note speaker is Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive of UK Hospitality and Jane Sunley, Chairman and Founder of Purple Cubed.

Join us for a day of debate, information and solutions.

Tuesday 14th May 2019
10am to 2pm
Royal Air Force Club

Hosted in the Sovereign’s Room
128 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7PY

10am – Agenda

Registration, welcome tea and coffee

10.30am – Welcome and introductions

Sam Coulstock FIH & Adele Oxberry FIH
Our 2019 position and how we intend to continue to make a difference.

10.45am – The post Brexit society

Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive Officer, UK Hospitality
The state of the nation – The skills challenge ahead and finding the solutions

11.15am – Capturing the attention of the next generation

Jane Sunley, Chairman and Founder, Purple Cubed
Adapting HR strategies to recruit, train and retain the future workforce population (preparing for Generation Alpha)

11.45 – Solutions to the Skills Gap
Panel Discussion

Chair – Jo Simovic –Director of Excellence, Umbrella Training

  • Nikki Kelly, Business Development Director, The Springboard Charity
  • Jane Knight, Founder, Successful Mums
  • Asi Panditharatna, Divisional Director, Employment Services, Forward Trust
  • Kathy Dyball, Marketing Director,
  • Nathalie Hinds – Executive Education Manager, University of Surrey
  • Peter Ducker, Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Hospitality
  • Tony Waite, Operations Manager, Porchlight

12.20pm – Question and Answer session to the panel

12.30pm – Umbrella Employ

Zakaria Bentable, Careers Manager, Umbrella Employ
Jamie Alexander, Business Relations Manager, Umbrella Training

Helping you find your future talent

12.45pm – Supporting new talent pipelines

Jo Simovic, Director of Excellence, Umbrella Training
Innovative programmes supporting new talent pipelines & succession planning (new Future GM’s programme – On the job MSc & New Path Programme

1pm – Networking lunch

Hosted in The Churchill Room

2pm – Close 



Thank you to our kind sponsors for supporting the conference this year


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